Report on Oil Sightings throughout Coastal Louisiana
BATON ROUGE (June 2, 2010) - The below is a situational awareness report of oil impacted areas led by the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, the Louisiana Army National Guard and local governments.
Note: The information in this report has been forwarded to the federal incident command post in Houma, which is composed of U.S. Coast Guard and BP officials. This report consists of newly impacted areas, and does not serve as a comprehensive listing of impacted areas.
Oil Sightings Report June 2, 2010
Sighting: Tar balls found scattered in a rip line made up of mostly trash in the south west inlet of Wilkinson Bay.
Sighting: Boom is washing up on an unnamed island at Grand Island Port in Barataria Bay. There is no oil in the grass but not in the water.
Sighting: Tar balls found scattered in a rip line at the southern end of Lake Grand Ecaille.
Sighting: Oil sheen approximately 40 yards wide by two miles long just outside Baptiste Collet.
Sighting: Blackish oil slick with some red/brown and foamy areas 4.5 miles east of the Southwest Pass Lighthouse.
Sighting: Grey sheen running approximately mile south down the Barataria Waterway.
Sighting: Rip line with grey sheen extending approximately 300 yards south of the mouth of Bayou St. Denis in the Barataria Bay Waterway.
Sighting: Oil found on the mangrove trees in the canals of East Grand Terre at the north east side of Little Bayou Chevreau.
Sighting: Thick oil found in grass on an island one mile south of Manilla Village.
Sighting: Small area of grey sheen in north east corner of Hackberry Bay.